LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Citywide Gang Crime Summary
DECEMBER, 1997

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The gang crime totals were prepared by the bureau CRASH units and this report was compiled by Detective Support Division

Gang-Related Crimes

CRIME

CATEGORY

THIS MONTH

LAST MONTH

YR-TO-

DATE

5YR

TREND

% CHG TO

5YR TREND

1

Homicide

15

12

207

325.2

-36.3

2

Attempt Homicide

26

19

413

532.2

-22.4

3

Felony Assault

170

176

2557

3228.2

-20.8

4

* Attacks on Police Officers

14

10

148

144.2

2.6

5

Robbery

292

246

4105

4340.0

-5.4

6

Shots Inhabited Dwell

8

6

151

168.4

-10.3

7

Kidnap

3

4

66

69.4

-4.9

8

Rape

7

7

104

112.0

-7.1

9

Arson

0

0

11

11.4

-3.5

10

** Witness Intimidation

24

24

425

203.6

108.7

11

Extortion

1

1

32

19.8

61.6

12

*** Carjacking

8

6

119

220.7

-46.1

 

TOTAL

560

511

8338

9375.1

-11.1

 

VICTS

THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH

LAST YEAR

INCIDENTS

THIS MONTH

THIS MONTH

LAST YEAR

% CHANGE

INCIDENTS

DRIVE-BY

SHOOTINGS

27

71

22

61

-63.9

YTD TOTAL

640

874

505

782

-35.4

Count of Los Angeles City gangs and gang members

GANGS

NUMBER

MEMBERSHIP

Hispanic

204

39,991

Crip

107

15,415

Blood

43

5,532

Asian

32

2,048

Stoner

16

752

White

5

691

TOTALS:

407

64,429

* Includes Battery, ADW and Attempt Murders on Police Officers

** Includes Terrorist Threats

*** Carjacking only statted from May, 1995

DECEMBER, 1997, SUMMARY REPORT

GANG-RELATED CRIMES

 

GEOGRAPHIC

AREA

THIS MONTH

LAST MONTH

YEAR-TO-DATE

YR-TO-DATE

5YR TREND

YTD % CHG

TO 5YR TREND

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: CENTRAL ***

CENTRAL

15

29

177

119.2

48.5

HOLLENBECK

56

70

1002

954.4

5.0

NEWTON

39

46

509

646.6

-213.3

NORTHEAST

60

50

588

635.6

-7.5

RAMPART

58

47

763

847.6

-10.0

BUREAU TOTALS:

227

242

3039

3203.4

-5.1

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: SOUTH ***

77TH STREET

78

20

568

1000.8

-43.2

HARBOR

17

13

325

399.6

-18.7

SOUTHEAST

30

32

1289

838.6

53.7

SOUTHWEST

42

39

822

792.0

3.8

BUREAU TOTALS:

167

104

3004

3031.0

-0.9

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: VALLEY ***

DEVONSHIRE

16

16

181

230.2

-21.4

FOOTHILL

39

26

345

431.6

-20.1

NO. HOLLYWOOD

19

29

239

3332.8

-28.2

VAN NUYS

19

29

268

396.4

-32.4

WEST VALLEY

13

11

190

275.2

-30.9

BUREAU TOTALS:

106

111

1223

1666.2

-26.6

*** GEOGRAPHIC BUREAU: WEST ***

HOLLYWOOD

16

22

398

486.0

-18.1

PACIFIC

16

8

219

224.6

-2.5

WEST LOS ANGELES

7

2

106

139.6

-24.1

WILSHIRE

21

22

349

509.2

-31.5

BUREAU TOTALS:

60

54

1072

1359.4

-21.1